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The Day After the Election: A Letter from Solar Energy International’s (SEI) Executive Director

November 9th, 2016|Comments Off on The Day After the Election: A Letter from Solar Energy International’s (SEI) Executive Director

Dear SEI Students, Alumni, and Supporters,

So it’s Wednesday, November, 9th – the day after yesterday – the day after the election. Regardless of how you voted, it feels like a profound shift has happened.

SEI is re-committing ourselves as a non-profit educational organization to continue our passionate work we do each […]

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Solar Energy International’s (SEI) Programa Hispano Alumni Spotlight: Natalia Gómez

October 27th, 2016|Comments Off on Solar Energy International’s (SEI) Programa Hispano Alumni Spotlight: Natalia Gómez

Natalia Gómez came to Solar Energy International (SEI) to attend hands-on solar installer training as a part of SEI’s Programa Hispano. She travelled to SEI’s Paonia, CO training facility from Bogotá, Colombia to complete FV201L, a hands-on, lab-based course in grid-tied, residential photovoltaic  systems taught entirely in Spanish.

She hopes to […]

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Solar Energy International (SEI) Alumni Spotlight: Doug Sabetti – A Lifelong Fight for Solar

October 27th, 2016|Comments Off on Solar Energy International (SEI) Alumni Spotlight: Doug Sabetti – A Lifelong Fight for Solar

In 6th grade I learned that the sun provided enough energy in 1 hour to power the world for a year. That fact stuck with me. As a little kid, I remember thinking “why don’t we power everything with the sun?” As an adult, my interest in the solar energy […]

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Results are in, Solarize Delta County yields 150kW

October 18th, 2016|Comments Off on Results are in, Solarize Delta County yields 150kW

The sun has set on the recent Solarize campaign, but the future of the solar market in Delta County is bright. Results of this program revealed that as a community, Delta County invested $500,000 in 150 kW of solar energy, achieving the $500 mark in a tiered rebate system. In […]

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SEI Alumni Highlight: Patrick Bunton – A Story Bigger than Solar

October 13th, 2016|Comments Off on SEI Alumni Highlight: Patrick Bunton – A Story Bigger than Solar

For Patrick Bunton, the story was always bigger than solar, however photovoltaic technology has always been a constant. A Professor of Physics at William Jewell College, Patrick came to Solar Energy International as student instead of a teacher. He attended SEI’s PV 201L solar installer training, a week-long, hands-on lab […]

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Solar Energy International (SEI) Solar Installer Training Alumni Highlight: Alex Jahp

September 30th, 2016|Comments Off on Solar Energy International (SEI) Solar Installer Training Alumni Highlight: Alex Jahp

Alex Jahp returned to Solar Energy International (SEI) this month after beginning his solar installation training at SEI last fall. Alex’s solar career began after he was inspired by the impact of PV in the developing world. While travelling through areas of rural Africa, Alex was struck by just how […]

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Solar Energy International (SEI) Spanish Program Job Opportunity – Marketing and Communications Assistant

September 23rd, 2016|Comments Off on Solar Energy International (SEI) Spanish Program Job Opportunity – Marketing and Communications Assistant

SEI is excited to be hiring a NEW position to our growing Spanish training program. The Spanish Program at SEI was founded in 2013 to provide solar PV training for Spanish speakers within and outside the US, namely Latin America.

The SEI Marketing and Communications Associate (MCA) is responsible for implementing […]

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Solar Energy International (SEI) and GRID Alternatives Colorado Create Partnership in Support of Solar Ready Colorado Training and Outreach Program

September 8th, 2016|Comments Off on Solar Energy International (SEI) and GRID Alternatives Colorado Create Partnership in Support of Solar Ready Colorado Training and Outreach Program

Solar Energy International (SEI) and GRID Alternatives Colorado team up to promote Solar Ready Colorado, SEI’s comprehensive training and career outreach program for Colorado residents.
Visit SolarReadyColorado.org
The program, a part of a matching grant awarded to SEI through the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment’s WORK Act Grant, enables dedicated staffing […]

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SEI Alumni Highlight: Ben Graves – Science Teacher at Delta High School

August 30th, 2016|Comments Off on SEI Alumni Highlight: Ben Graves – Science Teacher at Delta High School

Solar in the Schools – A 21st Century Education for the Next Generation

The final weeks of summer brought teachers, as well as students to Solar Energy International’s (SEI)  campus. Ben Graves, a science teacher at Delta High School (about 30 miles from SEI), came to SEI for PV 201L: Solar […]

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Fall 2016 Registration is Now Open for SEI’s Solar PV Installer Training and Solar Professionals Certificate Program Tracks

August 24th, 2016|Comments Off on Fall 2016 Registration is Now Open for SEI’s Solar PV Installer Training and Solar Professionals Certificate Program Tracks

Solar Energy International (SEI) is pleased to announce class registration is now open for our Fall 2016 training schedule.  Due to the high volume of students seeking training from SEI this year, we have added more sessions to meet this demand.  If you plan on attending any of SEI’s solar […]